Retirement

Save for retirement and prepare for how you'll spend your money once you retire. 

Retirement Income: Required Minimum Distributions

Avoid required minimum distributions (RMDs) penalties by taking RMDs as required, and learn know how the SECURE 2.0 Act updates can impact your retirement savings.

Taking In-Kind Distributions from Your IRA

Stuck with an RMD? You don't have to take it in cash. Here's what you need to know about in-kind distributions from your IRA to your brokerage account.

Pension Payouts: Lump Sum vs. Annuity

Should you take a lump-sum pension payout or a monthly income stream for life? How to decide.

Irregular Income? How to Still Save for Retirement

For the millions of workers without the steady income of a 9-to-5 job, here's how to save for retirement.

Which Retirement Lifestyle Is Right for You?

What will your retirement look like? Will you travel? Go back to school? Or just work less and enjoy life more? Here are three scenarios to help you turn your vision into reality.

Health Care Costs in Retirement: Are You Prepared?

Four tips for managing health care costs in retirement.

Should You Save for Retirement or Pay Off Student Loans?

Just because you have student loans to pay off doesn't mean you should put investing on hold to do it—you don't have to prioritize one over the other.

Saving for Retirement: IRAs, 401(k)s, and More

We break down which retirement accounts—IRAs or 401(k)s—may be right for you.

What to Do If Retirement Isn't Your Only Goal

Retirement is important. But it's probably not your only goal. Here's how a financial plan can help you balance retirement savings with life's other important milestones.

Divorce After 50: The Impact on Retirement Savings

What to know when going through a late-in-life divorce.